Over the years, contractors have come up with many creative and outlandish ways of rooting out Japanese knotweed. As the resilient plant is well established in Europe, it may already be too late to completely exterminate it. Its sweet and green rhubarb scent still prevails over the sad scent of its extermination.
Mediamatic's Aromalab developed different smells of Japanese knotweed and mimicked the smells of the ways it is commonly exterminated. The exhibition of the smells can be visited during the Japanese Kntoweed Festival
14 April - 30 April
12:00 – 21:00
by Naomi van Dijck